Looking for books that are worthwhile for your weekend reading or as a gift to a family or friend who is a Manchester United fan? Here is our list of highly recommended books that will definitely put a smile on a Red fan’s face.
1. “The Promised Land” by Daniel Harris
Relive the glory days of the Reds with “The Promised Land” written by Daniel Harris. The book narrates the defining moments in the history of not only the Manchester United but also of football when the team bagged the Premier League, the Champions League, and the FA Cup in 1998 to 1999. The United is the only team so far to achieve this in more than 50 years’ worth of attempts.
2. “Forever Young” by Oliver Kay
The book narrates the story of Adrian Doherty who was a Manchester United apprentice and was close to starting his professional football career when it fell apart after suffering from a crippling knee injury.
3. “Red: My Autobiography” by Gary Neville
Fans of Gary Neville, an English football coach and former player, will surely be delighted having his autobiography on hand. When he retired in 2011, Neville was one of the longest-serving players of the Manchester United, having spent his whole football career at the Old Trafford. Get to know what the esteemed one-club man and outspoken Manchester United Football Club representative has to say about his life and career.
4. “Duncan Edwards: The Greatest” by James Leighton
Tragic heroism is what you can gather from the story of Duncan Edwards (as told to James Leighton), considered one of the greatest football players in history. Edwards was a key Manchester United player, helping the English team reach the European Cup semi-finals and bag the Premier League and Champions League titles in just a span of 5 years. Beneath his being a football superstar, Edwards is a man worthy of anyone’s respect. Be inspired by his life story through Leighton’s book.